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Title: Management of varices and variceal hemorrhage in cirrhosis.
Author: Garcia Tsao, Guadalupe
Bosch i Genover, Jaume
Keywords: Cirrosi hepàtica
Malalties del fetge
Hepatic cirrhosis
Varicose veins
Liver diseases
Issue Date: 4-Mar-2010
Publisher: Massachusetts Medical Society
Abstract: Variceal hemorrhage is a lethal complication of cirrhosis, particularly in patients in whom clinical decompensation (i.e., ascites, encephalopathy, a previous episode of hemorrhage, or jaundice) has already developed. Practice guidelines for the management of varices and variceal hemorrhage1 in cirrhosis are mostly based on evidence in the literature that has been summarized and prioritized at consensus conferences...
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It is part of: New England Journal of Medicine, 2010, vol. 362, num. 9, p. 823-832
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ISSN: 0028-4793
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